OPB | Oct. 05, 2015
In the midst of the Great Depression, an English professor organized three days of Shakespeare performances in Ashland. Eighty years later, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has become the city’s economic mainstay.
OPB | Oct. 02, 2015
Pianist Jennifer Wright created her Skeleton Piano by ripping the panels of an old upright and banging on the guts. Now, she's partnering with the Agnieszka Laska Dancers for a new work.
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OPB's John Sepulvado stopped by the Learning Gardens Laboratory in Southeast Portland for a gardening crash course. It wasn't quite the quick visit he'd hoped for.
Most photographs capturing rural Oregon’s frontier era were carelessly discarded long ago. But one man’s vast collection brings new insights into everyday life in Southern Oregon at the turn of the 20th century.
Portland bonsai master Ryan Neil has partnered with cutting-edge architects and designers to make bonsai cool for a new generation. Exhibit A: The Artisan's Cup, a Skylab-designed exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.
Portland's Central Eastside has become the latest battleground for affordable commercial space.
In 1929 a tragic accident resulted in women being banned from competing in the Round-Up for 70 years because the events were deemed too dangerous.
Southern Oregon’s Crater Lake is a bright gem in our National Park system. One man led the long fight to protect it from private development.
Cartoonist Craig Thompson Fills His New Book With Planet-Eating Space Whales And Sartorial Talking ChickensOPB | Sept. 5, 2015 9:03 a.m.
After wining numerous awards for sophisticated graphic novels for adults, the former Portland cartoonist writes for his inner child — and your real child — in his new book, 'Space Dumplins.'
The Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905 brought countless visitors to Portland to marvel at the wonders of the fair. Portland, wanting to be viewed as a safe city, took precautions to protect the perceived vulnerable female population.